Get published as an undergraduate.

Distinguish yourself as a scholar.

The Appalachian Scholar is a peer reviewed undergraduate journal at Shawnee State University. Submit outstanding research papers, Celebration of Scholarship projects, Senior Seminar presentations, or other scholarly articles. The journal includes a creative section for writers of poetry and fiction as well as art students to submit work. 

A limited number of printed editions are available.

The length of research articles may vary from 1000 to 5000 words. Citations should occur in-text following either MLA or APA format, whichever is appropriate for the subject matter. An alphabetized list of resources should also be included, following the bibliographic conventions of either the MLA or the APA citation style. The Appalachian Scholar is published each spring. Please send your manuscripts to